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Test of CU Boulder alert system set for Dec. 5: What to know

Dec. 1, 2023

Campus officials will conduct an alerts test at midday on Dec. 5. The test involves checking the university’s systems for sending text messages, emails, social media posts, computer desktop alerts and website announcements in the event of emergencies. Learn more about CU alerts.

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CU Boulder launches search for new head of public safety

Nov. 8, 2023

CU Boulder announced the launch of a search for a new associate vice chancellor for public safety—and with it the creation of a new Division of Public Safety.

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Going out over Halloween weekend? Follow these 6 tips

Oct. 26, 2023

If your Halloween weekend plans include parties, alcohol or other substances, be sure to use these tips to plan a safe and fun night out with friends.

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Know your rights: Interacting with police

Oct. 25, 2023

Student Legal Services has advice and tips on how to best engage with law enforcement in Colorado to ensure everyone's safety and fair treatment.

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Campus delays and closures: What you need to know

Oct. 24, 2023

Major snowstorms are one of the most common reasons campus may experience a delay or closure. Here are the top things community members need to know about campus protocols during extreme weather events.

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5 tips to stay safe and have fun over Halloween weekend

Oct. 23, 2023

Halloween celebrations that involve alcohol and other substances can also make it easier for problematic behaviors and unwelcome advances to go unnoticed. Here are some tips to stay safe and have fun over Halloween weekend.

CUPD Deputy Chief Mark Heyart prepares to appear in a training video on lethality assessment.

CU Boulder researchers, police build on framework for violence prevention

Oct. 12, 2023

A new grant allows the CU Boulder Police Department and the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence to partner with state agencies on innovative strategies focused on threat assessment and data collection.

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Bear safety tips: Mind your trash, more

Oct. 10, 2023

Black bears are common in Colorado, including in the Boulder foothills and, on rare occasions, campus. With winter approaching, they are out filling up on calories before hitting their dens for hibernation.

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Tips for co-existing with campus wildlife

Oct. 9, 2023

CU Boulder's Environmental Services team offers a few simple reminders about interactions between people and wildlife on campus.

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How to help if you’re concerned about a student

Oct. 2, 2023

Faculty and staff can sometimes be the first person to spot that a student is facing a difficult situation or is in distress. Learn how you can help connect students with resources and support.